Manufacturing Senior Engineer II (Continuous Improvement Engineer) (506361)

Zimmer Biomet West Palm Beach, FL
The Manufacturing Sr. Engineer II is responsible for providing manufacturing engineering services to support efficient manufacturing processes. Engineering services may include cell management, process development, project management, process validation, tool design, and troubleshooting.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Creating, maintaining, and improving controlled technical documents such as prints, procedures, bill of materials and routers

Developing and supporting a wide variety of processing applications such as machining, finishing, forging, casting, cleaning, heat treating, bonding, molding, etc

Conducting feasibility study on advanced processes to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements

Establishing and improving process methods which meet performance and quality requirements

Developing, leading, and executing project plans and schedules for work activities

Communicating (written and verbal) direction and project plans with appropriate personnel from other departments

Evaluating multiple options to select the most appropriate processes and machining methods

Leading equipment qualification or process validation project(s)

Solving a variety of complex product and/or process performance issue

Developing rationale to set new process performance and quality standards

Expected Areas of Competence

Sound understanding of concepts and principles for manufacturing and new product processing and a basic knowledge of these elements in areas such as Quality, Development, or Sourcing.

Full working knowledge of all supporting department needs and capabilities, including the ability to discern when inaccurate information is supplied and offer ideas for how to correct it.

Extensive knowledge of mechanisms required to implement processes and manage product flow

Full working knowledge of the development process and procedures.

Competence with drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

Ability to balance marketing, manufacturing, and design requirements to meet customer requirements

Ability to lead and prioritize complex projects assignments and complete work in a timely manner

Good problem solving skills through the use of quality and statistical tools

Ability to effectively work and communicate within a cross-functional team to complete critical project tasks.

Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills.

Microsoft Office Suite and Project.

Minitab knowledge is preferred

Education/Experience Requirements

B.S.in engineering with a minimum of 5-7 years of manufacturing engineering experience. Or other technical or advanced degree plus 8 years of experience in a manufacturing engineering or technical role.

Knowledge in Lean Principles and or Six Sigma or other problem solving methodology is preferred.

Knowledge on how to conduct investigations and root cause analysis is preferred.

Travel Requirements

Up to 10%

Additional Information

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability

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